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Record 22596

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
This book, originally owned and read by Lord Macaulay in June-Oct 1836, was given to his nephew who wrote on flyleaf: "Given me when at Harrow, by Macaulay to prepare for the examination for the Gregory Scholarship Summer 1856".
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1856
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:George Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Martin Madan
Title: A new and literal translation of Juvenal and Perseus
Genre: Classics, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: J.F. Dove, 1814
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22596  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS note in book cited below,

Citation: MS note in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22596, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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